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Edwin A. Astronomia
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Senior Electrical Engineer
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 1982
Technological Institute of the Philippines
No added languages

Experience

Senior Electrical Engineer
Ministry of Defense and Aviation
September 2011 - Present Day (5 years 7 months)

Review documents and drawings submitted by A/E Consultants and Construction Contractors to ensure that all works should be done in accordance with the requirements of Ministry of Defense and Aviation (MODA) Contracts, Contract Specification, Contract Drawings and in accordance with International Codes and Standards (i.e. NEC, IEC, IEEE, etc.) recognized by the Ministry. Documents reviewed includes; but not limited to, the following: Design drawings, shop drawings, calculations, material submittals, specifications, design analysis report, inspection and test plans, project execution schedules and bill of quantities. Attend coordination meeting with Contractors and other trades. Attend factory test for Unit Substation (USS), Ring Main Unit, LVSG, MDP’s and panelboards. Perform weekly site inspection and responding to RFI related to Electrical works. Classifications of projects worked on are for land scape lighting, sewage lift stations, underground MV and LV distribution systems and Health Care Facilities. Involved in the preparation of detailed electrical designs for Health Care Facilities projects.

Senior Electrical Engineer
Makati Development Corporation
November 2009 - August 2011 (1 year 9 months)

Project: U.S. Embassy New Offices and Site Development

Review designs, calculations, shop drawings, material submittals, progress billings, weekly accomplishment reports, material tracking schedules, tender evaluation, estimates and construction bulletins submitted by Electrical Contractor ensuring that submitted documents meet Overseas Building Operations (OBO, U.S. Embassy) requirements. Coordinate Electrical works with other trades and prepare technical correspondence. Perform daily site inspection for underground MV voltage power distribution system, lighting, power grounding systems and instructing electrical contractor to prepare electrical red markings on approved shop drawings per actual site installed in preparation of as-built drawings. Attend coordination meetings and responding to RFI related to Electrical works.

Senior Electrical Engineer
Entec Europe Limited
December 2008 - October 2009 (11 months)

Review documents and drawings submitted by Contractors to ensure that all electrical works should be done in accordance with the Contract Documents, requirement of the Owner and with the requirement of the Utility Company concerned (i.e. ADDC) and in accordance with International Standards (i.e. NEC, IEC, IEEE etc.) recognized in U.A.E. Documents reviewed includes, but not limited to, the following: Technical Specifications, Schematic Design Report, detailed electrical designs and shop drawings for indoor and outdoor lighting, power and auxiliary drawings, calculations, earthing/lightning protection system and material submittals. Classifications of projects worked on are: retail/carpark, landscape lighting and hotel facilities. Perform weekly site inspection and responding to RFI’s related to electrical works.

Senior Electrical Design Manager
Tameer Holding Investments
January 2006 - December 2008 (3 years 1 month)

Review documents and drawings submitted by A/E Consultants and Construction Contractors to ensure that all electrical works should be done in accordance with the Contract Documents, requirement of the Owner and with the requirement of the Utility Company concerned (i.e. FEWA, DEWA, etc.) and in accordance with International Standards (i.e. NFPA, IEC, IEEE, etc.) recognized in U.A.E. Documents reviewed includes, but not limited to, the following: Technical Specifications, Design Criteria, indoor and outdoor lighting, power and auxiliary drawings, calculations, shop drawings, material submittals and Bill of Quantities. Classifications of projects worked on are; Infrastructure, high rise commercial/residential buildings, industrial and institutional facilities. Perform Project Management Works.

LIST OF PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN, PROJECT MANAGEMENT WORKS:

1. 107 Storey Mixed Used Building, Princess Tower, Dubai, UAE

2. 92 Storey Residential Building, Elite Residence, Dubai, UAE,

3. 29 Storey Residential Building, Imperial Residence, Dubai, UAE

4. 25 Storey Mixed Used Building, Palace Tower, Dubai, UAE

LIST OF PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN, DESIGN REVIEW WORKS;

1. Al Salam City, Umm Al Quwain, UAE

2. Platinum Mixed Used Building, Dubai, UAE

3. ARIG HEADQUARTERS, Riyadh, KSA

Principal Electrical Engineer
Saudi Arabian Parsons Limited
August 2003 - May 2006 (2 years 9 months)

Review documents and drawings submitted by A/E Contractors and Construction Contractors to ensure that all works should be done in accordance with Royal Commission’s General Design Criteria and Technical Guidelines, Contracts, Contract Specification, Contract Drawings and in accordance with International Codes and Standards (i.e. NFPA, IEC, IEEE, etc.) recognized by Royal Commission. Documents reviewed includes, but not limited to, the following: Design drawings, shop drawings, calculations, material submittals, specifications, design analysis report, inspection and test plans and bill of quantities. Classifications of projects worked on are industrial, commercial and institutional facilities. Also, involved in preparing various electrical designs related to Royal Commission’s projects.

LIST OF PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN: DESIGN REVIEW WORKS;

1. Schools, hospital and commercial facilities

2. Light Industrial Facilities

Senior Electrical Engineer
Power Aided Enterprises
March 2001 - January 2003 (1 year 11 months)

Manage, coordinate and prepare electrical designs and specification for new and retrofit projects. Also, performed material take off, procurement and project inspection. Some significant projects undertaken were: Five storey German Hospital in Cagayan de Oro City and Bataan Sport and Leisure Complex, Philippines.

Senior Electrical Engineer
East Consulting Engineering Center
December 1997 - December 2000 (3 years 1 month)

Review documents and drawings submitted by Contractors to ensure that all works should be done in accordance with Ministry of Defense and Aviation (MODA) standards and requirement. Documents reviewed includes, but not limited to, the following: Design drawings, shop drawings, as-built drawings, calculations, bill of quantities and maintenance manuals. Projects worked on were: Patriot missile launching pads, armory, bachelors’ officers’ quarters, mess hall, recreational, hospital and institutional facilities.

Electrical Engineer
King Wilkinson Saudi Arabia Limited
March 1996 - August 1997 (1 year 5 months)

Prepare various upgrading electrical designs conforming to Saudi Aramco Engineering Standards, technical specifications and project scope of works. Review electrical designs and calculations submitted by A/E Contractors. Performed site survey/inspection and attend coordination meeting with Contractors and Aramco proponent.